The Asus ROG Strix Hero II has all of the necessary components for a great gaming machine, but heat and noise issues might deter some would-be buyers.
Microsoft's Surface Go is an attractive computer with great display. It sets the bar for affordable 2-in-1s but should have come with a keyboard and longer battery life.
The 15-inch MacBook Pro has strong performance, fast SSDs and long battery life, but you’ll have to pay a ton for it, and it could use more ports.
The Razer Core X is one of the most competitively priced eGPUs to come to market, as well as being solidly built and attractive.
Apple’s 2018 MacBook Pro refresh offers strong CPU performance and blazing fast SSDs worthy of the Pro name, but could use longer battery life and more ports.
The Acer Predator Helios 500 is a massive gaming notebook that’s easy to overclock and upgrade, but its display could be a little brighter.
Yes, the Acer Swift 7 is the world’s thinnest laptop, and it manages good battery life. But its svelte styling comes with a last-gen CPU, a touchpad with no click, and an oddly jumbled keyboard.
Dell’s budget gaming G3 15 laptop delivers great battery life and performance but suffers from a lackluster display.
Lenovo's Legion Y530 is a sleek notebook with solid performance, but it falls short with this display and keyboard.
The Origin PC EON15-X packs a desktop Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 and Intel Core i7-8700K into its 1.5-inch thick chassis, but its size and price maybe an issue.
The Dell G7 15 is a looker and an easily upgradeable gaming laptop, but its display is too dim and the keyboard is shallow.
Hyundai Kanabo 15 delivers strong performance and build quality for its price while differentiating from the Acer Predator Helios 300.
The Razer Core V2 can turn Thunderbolt 3-enabled laptops into bonafide gaming PCs, but competitors are significantly cheaper.
The Alienware 17 R5 looks great and offers strong gaming performance, but it has weaker CPU performance than its competitors.
The first GTX 1060 Max-Q gaming laptop we have tested, this version of Dell's budget gamer delivers good value if you have a strict $1,000 budget.
MSI's take on a slim, powerful Nvidia Max-Q laptop, this is the most affordable GTX 1070 Max-Q laptop we've tested so far. But is it a good value?
PNY's first workstation notebook may be a consumer-oriented Clevo platform, but ours came maxed out with lots of memory and a Quadro GPU. Let's put it to the test.
With a superb screen and a solid build, the Aero 15X offers a competitive edge in the increasingly competitive Max-Q laptop market.